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Squan Tavern

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2018 Winner
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Menu

APPETIZER
$10.0
Clams Oregenato
1/2 dozen chopped & stuffed with seasoned bread crumbs
$10.0
Clams Casino
with peppers, onion & bacon
$12.0
Scungile Marinara
sauteed in marinara or fradiovolo
$10.0
Calamari Marinara
sauteed in marinara or fradiovolo
$10.0
Mussels
sauteed in either marinara or a white wine & garlic sauce
$12.0
Shrimp Scampi
four jumbo shrimp sauteed in a rich garlic & butter sauce
$8.0
Broccoli Rabe
sauteed with oil & garlic
Cup $4.0
Bowl $7.0
Pasta e Fagioli
a rich soup with elbow pasta, beans, garlic & marinara
Cup $3.0
Bowl $5.0
Soup of the Day
please ask your server for today's soup
$9.0
Stromboli Stuffed Bread
stuffed with pepperoni, sausage & pepper or chicken parm
SALAD
$12.0
Scungile Salad
with oil, garlic & lemon on a bed of lettuce
$12.0
Stuffed Roasted Red Pepper Salad
stuffed with gorgonzola & caesar salad
$8.0
With Roasted Peppers $9.0
A Combination with Tomatoes & Roasted Peppers $10.0
Fresh Mozzarella Salad
served with tomatoes
$10.0
Calamari Salad
with oil, garlic & lemon on a bed of lettuce
$5.0
Squan Salad
mixed greens & assorted vegetables with a choice of dressings
Small $8.0
Large $12.0
Squan Antipasto
salami, pepperoni, provolone, & assorted vegetables with or without anchovies
$7.0
Caesar Salad
romaine tossed with our homemade caesar dressing topped with homemade croutons
PASTA
Pasta choices: Spaghetti, Linguine, Penne or Whole Grain Penne
$15.0
Pasta With tomato or marinara & a choice of meatballs or sausage
$15.0
Pasta With meat sauce
$15.0
Pasta With oil & garlic
$15.0
Pasta With pesto Sauce
$18.0
Pasta With whole fresh clams in a choice of marinara or a white wine sauce
$18.0
Pasta With calamari & marinara sauce
$18.0
Pasta With mussels in a choice of marinara or a white wine sauce
$17.0
Pasta With broccoli rabe, oil & garlic
$16.0
Baked Pasta
choose lasagna, penne or stuffed shells, w/meatballs, meatsauce or sausage
$15.0
Cheese Ravioli
ricotta filled pasta with meatballs, meatsauce or sausage
BAKED PARMIGIANO
$17.0
Eggplant
$21.0
Chicken
$23.0
Veal
$23.0
Shrimp
With pasta or vegetable or Make it a combination with baked ravioli or baked penne
$17.0
Eggplant Rolletini
rolled with ricotta & topped with mozzarella & tomato sauce
VEAL
$23.0
Casie
sauteed with hot peppers, mushrooms & onions in a light marinara sauce
$23.0
Caprese
sauteed with asparagus & garlic in a light marinara sauce
$23.0
Sorrentino
layered with eggplant & mozzarella in a light marinara sauce with mushrooms
$23.0
Pizzaiola
sauteed with mushrooms in marinara sauce
$23.0
Francaise, Piccata or Marsala
CHICKEN
$21.0
Francaise, Piccata, or Marsala
$22.0
Yolanda
Sauteed with sundried tomatoes & melted fresh mozzarella in a balsamic vinegar & white wine sauce
$21.0
Monica
sauteed with broccoli in a light marinara sauce
$21.0
Little Little Dom
sauteed with artichoke hearts in a white wine sauce
$21.0
Tyler
sauteed with baby peas, prosciutto & onions in a cajun cream sauce
$21.0
Nicole
sauteed in a rich garlic butter sauce & served with asparagus
$21.0
Caprese
sauteed with asparagus & garlic in a light marinara sauce
SEAFOOD
$23.0
Grilled Salmon
With a lemon & butter sauce, & served with asparagus
$26.0
Friday Seafood Special
Shrimp, scungile, mussels & clams over linguine in marinara or a garlic white wine sauce
$35.0
Lobster Tails
Three - 4oz. Brazilian tails prepared francaise, marinara or fradiavolo over linguine, or broiled with a side of broccoli
$23.0
Shrimp
Francaise, Scampi or Fried
$23.0
Shrimp Marinara
Served over linguine with marinara sauce or fradiovlo
$20.0
Fried Calamari
Lightly battered & fried. Recommended over linguine
STEAKS
All steaks are 14 oz. NY Strip. All entrees served with soup or salad and pasta or vegetable
$28.0
Jordan
Sliced & sauteed with mushrooms, onions & hot or sweet peppers in marinara sauce over penne
$27.0
Choice Cut Strip Steak
Topped with onion rings
$29.0
Steak & Shrimp Scampi
Grilled then sauteed with two shrimp in a rich garlic&butter sauce over linguine
$17.0
Tripe Marinara
Sauteed in a spicy marinara sauce with a side of spaghetti
$28.0
Pizzalola
With fresh mushrooms in marinara sauce over linguine
ON THE SIDE
$4.0
French Fries or Onion Rings
$5.0
Zucchini Marinara
$4.0
Meatballs or Sausage
$8.0
Broccoli Rabe in oil & garlic
$5.0
Sauteed Spinach
$6.0
Broccoli in oil & Garlic
SANDWICHES
$6.0
Veal & Peppers
$6.0
Eggplant Parmigiano
$6.0
Meatball or Sausage
$8.0
Veal Parmigiano
$8.0
Chicken Parmigiano
$10.0
Burger
with or without cheese & Fries
About
Located in Manasquan NJ about a mile from the beach, Squan Tavern offers a wide variety of Italian classics and American fare and the areas best pizza. Our dining room is cozy and our friendly staff will make your experience memorable. Full service bar, seating to 160, outside dining, take out menu, catered trays to go. Established in 1964, family owned and operated Squan tavern has been a favorite casual family dining restaurant at the Jersey shore. Buon Appetito!
PRICE RANGE
US$10 - US$20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Italian, Bar, Pizza
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What can I say, the pizza is my favorite in Jersey. The ground Italian sausage as a topping is very flavorful. Our party of 10 ordered a couple of pizzas, calamari and mussels. Everything was delicious. Our waiter was pleasant and helpful in making menu...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Mike C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Squan Tavern has been consistent throughout the years. I maybe a little bias as this was the 1st pizza I ever had and still is my all-time favorite. The entree's are excellent. Service is friendly and food is served within a timely manner no...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank haolegirl2014
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

There’s a reason this place has stood the test of time. We walked in at 11:30 and everything was spotless, the staff was extremely friendly and the lunch specials were delicious. The beer was cold and the food was hot. I highly recommend this place...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank matthewgO9368CE
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Last time I was here I was just as good as the other night . . . it WAS many years ago. This place has NOT missed a step. We had the pizza, soup, and some shrimp. Everything was very good. I was happy to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank C D M
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Nice place to go for a great appetizer, pizza and pitcher of beer all the while watching football quietly - younger crowd can have the noise - we enjoyed Sunday football here

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Faemuzzy
Reviewed 10 October 2018

My husband and I have eaten here several times and the food is always great. The service is also wonderful. The only thing that keeps me from giving this five stars is that they don't do buybacks. (That is also the only thing that keeps...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Denise M
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We’ve had pizza from many places over the years. Squad Tavern while good is not great. We prefer Esposito’s instead

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mfgranucci
Reviewed 30 August 2018

I have been coming here since the early 90's and the food is great. Pizza is awesome and the fried calamari tender. The place is old school with great Italian classics and the servers have been there forever. The only problem I had was trying...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank B1389SDanthonyd
Reviewed 29 August 2018

You feel home when you go to Squan Tavern. The food is good, the service is friendly, and the atmosphere is cozy. A solid pick for a decent meal.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank mammamaria_12
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Good, solid, reliable, consistent Italian and American food in a pub atmosphere with full bar. They require me to say more but more doesn't mean better but this place will never disappoint!!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank gmh4642
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